Take the back roads instead of the highways.

— Minnie Pearl

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The doctor must have put my pacemaker in wrong.

Every time my husband kisses me, the garage door goes up.

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So often when you start talking about kindness to animals someone comments that starving and mistreated children should come first. The issue can't be divided like that. It isn't a choice between children and animals. It's our duty to care for both. Kindness is the important thing. Kids and animals are our responsibility.

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Marriage is like a hot bath; once you get used to it, it ain't so hot.

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Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.

After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.

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Kissing a man with a beard is a lot like going to a picnic.

You don't mind going through a little bush to get there!

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Colonel Parker asked Henry and me to come to Elvis' suite and have breakfast.

There were at least five policemen stationed up there. He was talking on the telephone.

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Roy Acuff was the first country music star to buy a home in a fashionable section of Nashville. The real estate man said, 'Mr. Acuff, how do you plan to take care of this?' since the house was very expensive at the time. Roy said, 'Would cash be all right?'

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Elvis couldn't leave the hotel except under heavy guard.

It was incredible how they went wild over him.

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Since religion was so much a part of my life as a child, and since my childhood was so happy and so full of laughter and joy, I associate the two. Even my concept of Jesus goes along with this association of happiness and religion.

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It's the most unglamourous glamour business in the world.

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When we got to the hotel, the Hawaiian Village, there were 500 screaming women there. The police were trying to keep the crowd back. It was very dangerous.

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They were taking pictures and everything.

When we got down off the plane, the minute Elvis made his appearance at the door of the plane, the screaming got even worse.

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About Minnie Pearl

Quotes 23 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

I've been with certain stars; some are caring and pay attention to their fans and to their fellow performers and some are too busy. Elvis never seemed too busy.

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I think Elvis loved his fans - I think that's why they loved him and still love him. Fans are very conscious and sensitive to the fact that performers love them.

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watch out fer these fellers around here.

It ain't safe fer a pretty girl. Why, I had one just now tell me I looked like a breath of spring. Well, he didn't use them words, exactly. He said I looked like the end of a hard winter.

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That's what life is all about: remembering someone and smiling!

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Elvis said, Miss Minnie, do you think it would be out of order if I go up and speak to General Stewart? I've always been such a fan of his. So Elvis went up to speak to the Stewarts.

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We have boys now, and men, in the rock and roll business and all the show business, who have this reaction on women. They scream. They yell. They do all sorts of wild things.

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I knew about Elvis. Of course, everybody knew about him then.

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Once you've gotten used to performing, you can't give it up.

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I think Elvis would be alive today, probably, if he had been allowed to mix and mingle with his fans. I think it was a great cross for him to bear that he couldn't get out and be with his fans.

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Show business is made up of disappointments, and it's through life's disappointments that you grow.

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